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Physician Liaison Salary

Median pay for Physician Liaisons in the United States lies in the neighborhood of $57K per year. Residence and years of experience each impact pay for this group, with the former having the largest influence. Medical benefits are awarded to a large number, and a fair number earn dental coverage. Female Physician Liaisons far outnumber their male contemporaries among survey respondents. Work is enjoyable for Physician Liaisons, who typically claim high levels of job satisfaction. Respondents to the PayScale salary survey provided the data for this report.
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$39,064 - $80,600
(Median)
$39K
$57K
$81K
MEDIAN: $56,572
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$14.68 - $31.53
(Median)
$15
$21
$32
MEDIAN: $20
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National Salary Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
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$0$29K$58K$87K
Salary
$39,064 - $80,600  
   
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,434  
Commission
$11,665 - $24,417  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
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$37,535 - $84,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 255
National Hourly Rate Data (?
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$0$21$42$63
Hourly Rate
$14.68 - $31.53  
   
Overtime
$0.00 - $60.54  
National Annualized Data (?
XAll compensation data shown are gross, national 10th to 90th percentile ranges. Pay can vary greatly by location. To view local data, take the PayScale survey.
)
$0$50K$100K$150K
Bonus
$0.00 - $16,434  
   
Commission
$11,665 - $24,417  
Total Pay (?
XTotal Pay combines base annual salary or hourly wage, bonuses, profit sharing, tips, commissions, overtime pay and other forms of cash earnings, as applicable for this job. It does not include equity (stock) compensation, cash value of retirement benefits, or the value of other non-cash benefits (e.g. healthcare).
)
$37,535 - $84,042  
Country: United States | Currency: USD | Updated: 2 May 2015 | Individuals Reporting: 56

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Job Description for Physician Liaison

The position of a physician liaison is relatively new in the medical field, but very important in the changing landscape of medicine. These liaisons are primarily responsible for developing relationships with physicians in order to facilitate beneficial referring practices for both health care companies and patients. They may work with primary care doctors and instruct them regarding cardiologists in their network to whom patients should be referred. They also develop ways to consolidate and increase referrals, implement strategies to reduce red tape in receiving referrals, and create reports based on their work.

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Physician Liaison Tasks

  • Develop new client accounts, maintain existing accounts and develop long term relationships with current and prospective clients/physicians.
  • Responsible for building relationships with physicians and other health care leaders within a defined territory to achieve sales growth.

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Physician Liaisons typically list a handful of skills they use on the job. Those who have experience with Strategic Marketing, Customer Relationship Management, and Marketing Communications can expect to be compensated well for these skills. Skills that seem to negatively impact pay include Marketing Communications. Experience with Customer Relationship Management is often linked with knowledge of Marketing Communications.

Pay by Experience Level for Physician Liaison

Median of all compensation (including tips, bonus, and overtime) by years of experience.


Experience does not seem to be a strong driver of pay increase in this role. Relatively untried employees who have less than five years' experience have a median salary of $54K. Those who have been around for five to 10 years can expect to take home more — $58K on average. On average, Physician Liaisons make $65K following one to two decades on the job. Respondents who claim more than 20 years of experience may encounter pay that doesn't quite reflect their extensive experience; these veterans report a median income of around $68K.

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Experience Affects Physician Liaison Salaries

Late-Career
up arrow 17%

Experienced
up arrow 13%

Mid-Career
up arrow 1%

National Average
$58,000

Entry-Level
up arrow 6%

Skills That Affect Physician Liaison Salaries

Strategic Marketing
up arrow 13%

Customer Relationship Management (CRM)
0%

National Average
$58,000

Marketing Communications
up arrow 3%

Job Satisfaction

Extremely satisfied
Rated 5 out of 5
based on 42 votes.

Gender

Female
84 %
Male
16 %

Years of Experience

Less than 1 year
2%
1-4 years
41%
5-9 years
29%
10-19 years
21%
20 years or more
6%

Common Health Benefits

medical benefits Medical: 88% dental benefits Dental: 73%
vision benefits Vision: 63% employee benefits None: 10%
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